Subject: Re: Quadra 650 & NetBSD ...
To: Mehul Sanghvi <email@example.com>
From: Erik Winkler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/16/2000 23:38:08
"Mehul N. Sanghvi" wrote:
> I have just gotten a Quadra 650 and I have a PowerMac 7100/66
> already. I plan on using the Quadra 650 as a firewall Machine. At
> the moment I need to get a internal cdrom and a second network card.
> What I would like to know is if I need to have a MacOS partition on
> any of my hardrives on the 650 and how much disk space will NetBSD
> take up ?
Yes, you need the MacOS partition. I use System 7.1 with a 5 MB
partition and it works fine
> Does NetBSD/mac-68k have support for virtual consoles ?
> not I guess I can always use X11 though I would rather not have a X11
> server running on my firewall machine.
Just install Secure Shell (sshd) and turn everything else off.
> Does anyone know where I could the get the following items:
Try http://www.nexcomp.com/ for the cdrom and hard drive and external
cases. You may need to look at Ebay for the ethernet cards.
> internal cdrom (nothing fancy, a 2x will do fine for me)
> a 2Gb internal hard drive
> nubus ethernet card
> external casings for hard drives ( I have two 400Mb drives
> and a 2Gb drive that I would like to use)
> I guess thats enough stuff for the time being.
> p.s. my 7100/66 currently is a MkLinux box.
> p.p.s I sit possible to install NetBSD over the Net ? I have a cable
> modem so it should nto be a problem)
> "My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those
> who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
> first group; there was less competition there."
> - Indira Gandhi
> stolen from Ben Laurie on the FSB list.